Hand Line Fishing


Hakahau to Hakahetau to Hakaotu Ua Pou

Hakahau bay is very busy with the Arc, a sailing group from San Diego, arriving in Marquesas. Each day two boats arrive and sometimes a boat will leave, which makes for a tight anchorage. We had heard of a waterfall hike in Hakahetau, the village to the west, so we […]


Vaipaee Bay Ua Huka To Anaho Bay Nuku Hiva

We had already planned to set sail on Friday and meet Josh, from Fatu Hiva, in Nuku Hiva but Arii did not finish carving our beautiful wooden bowl until late on Friday. As we made our Saturday morning coffee we spotted a catamaran coming into the Vaipaee Bay anchorage and […]


85 Pounds Of Tuna

We woke early to pick up our neighbor, Josh, for a fishing trip around the point of southern Tahuata. As we headed to the point a squall with 35 knot winds forced us to stay on the lee of the island. We trolled around seeing an amazing amount of birds […]


Fatu Hiva to Tahuata

We had a wonderful time anchored in Fatu Hiva. We enjoyed our evenings with our first group of sailing cruisers swapping sea stories. Chris, the woodcarver, came out to our boat with his friend and brother to teach us Marquesas Ukulele. They brought us goat coconut and papaya, Marquesas possion […]